KUOI News — Monday 4.1.2013 03.31.2013

[mp3j track=”https://d3nxndi9b7qvgl.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/KUOI-News-4.1.13.mp3″] A look at UI’s role as both Idaho’s “flagship” and land-grant university, a preview of this year’s Borah Symposium “Sports, War, Peace,” the new 15-credit course load academic advisors are being urged to recommend to students, women’s volleyball standout and U.S. national team hopeful Alyssa Schultz, some ideas to make your April Fools Day’s a success, the […]

Copy-cat Cadbury crème eggs 03.30.2013

Lindsey Treffry | Crumbs Everyone needs to contribute to the Easter cooking festivities, and this Cadbury-like recipe will please the chocolate-loving masses. Get ready for a chocolate-y mess — on your hands and face — if you like to taste test.

Cooking in style 03.29.2013

Elisa Eiguren | Crumbs Confidence is a key ingredient of any recipe, and what better way to feel confident than to look your best in the kitchen. Aprons decorated with ruffles, flowers and ribbons are reminiscent of middle-aged housewives, but with minimal artistic talent and money you can create your own suited to your sense of […]

Peanut butter cookies-n-cream ice cream cake 03.29.2013

Emily Vaartstra | crumbs You can never go wrong with surprising your friend with an ice cream cake for their birthday, but you also don’t want to spend a lot a money purchasing one from the nearest ice cream store. This homemade peanut-butter cookies-n-cream ice cream cake is a tasty, easy-to-make alternative to store-bought ice cream cake. It […]

KUOI News — 3.29.2013 03.29.2013

[mp3j track=”https://d3nxndi9b7qvgl.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/KUOI-News-3.29.13.mp3″]  Spring enrollment numbers are in, Corner Club among top 20 “college bars” in the country, Native American film festival in 11th year in Moscow, Idaho football joins the Sun Belt Conference, fight between Vandal and Washington St. football players hospitalizes one, peanut butter cookies and cream ice cream cake recipe, Our View on […]

Vandals finally enjoy home-court advantage – After two months of road matches Idaho tennis competes at home Friday against New Mexico State 03.28.2013

The term “road warriors” could be used to describe the Idaho men’s tennis team, which has amassed a 15-2 record despite not competing in a home match all season.  

Fields of battle, fields of play — Borah Symposium highlights intersection of sports, war 03.28.2013

Soldiers and athletes are symbols of national pride, according to Lysa Salsbury, co-chair of the Borah Symposium and coordinator of programs at the University of Idaho Women’s Center.

Stereotypes debunked in Native modern film festival 03.28.2013

The University of Idaho’s annual Native American Film Festival is an opportunity for people to listen and watch contemporary stories from contemporary Native people, said Janice Johnson, an English and Native Studies professor at UI who helps plan the festival.

Sports briefs 03.28.2013

Ron Verlin named Pacific head coach Fresh off its NCAA Tournament appearance, the University of Pacific hired Ron Verlin, twin brother of Idaho coach Don Verlin, as the mens basketball team’s new head coach.

Art attire — Third annual Moscowrade showcases designs by students, community members 03.28.2013

Moscow’s hottest fashion show is less than a month away, back with more one-of-a-kind designs from some of University of Idaho’s very own student artists.

It’s a Vandal thing 03.28.2013

At first glance, it doesn’t look a typical college hangout — there are bright lights, a few bar stools and tables, no music, a random assortment of University of Idaho memorabilia, a shuffle board and a couple TVs. The Corner Club in downtown Moscow is more than a college hangout or sports bar, and it […]

Growing agriculture in the city 03.28.2013

The Moscow City Code does not address urban agriculture well, which is why the Planning and Zoning Commission is looking at ways to create an efficient and productive ordinance, said Mike Ray, Moscow city planner.

OUTlaw Drag Show to benefit LGBTQA scholarship 03.28.2013

Once a year, bearded females come together to dance and lip-sync in front of an audience who attends the annual OUTlaw Drag Show. This year the show is 8 p.m. Saturday at the 1912 Center “The show will consist of some music and dancing and about half way through we have professors and students come […]

UI, WSU player claim self-defense 03.28.2013

Following interviews with both parties, Pullman police are reporting that Washington State football player Mansel Simmons and an unnamed Idaho football player are both claiming self-defense after engaging in a fistfight during a party that took place Saturday night in Pullman.

Facing fracking — 2013 Law Symposium opens discussion for community, law students on positive, negative implications of hydraulic fracturing in Idaho 03.28.2013

Last year, the Idaho legislature decided on the balance of power between Idaho state and local government as to who would have control over the citing hydraulic fracturing, according to Associate Professor and 2013 Law Symposium Faculty Adviser Stephen Miller.

Future bright – Idaho joins Sun Belt Conference as football-only member for 2014 season 03.28.2013

Just a year after the crumbling of the Western Athletic Conference, the University of Idaho has found a new football home. 

When opportunity knocks — School of Music Director Kevin Woelfel steps down to pursue entrepreneurship 03.28.2013

As the University of Idaho goes through changes with President M. Duane Nellis leaving for Texas Tech University, the Lionel Hampton School of Music is going through its own transition. 

University expects ‘seamless transition’ 03.28.2013

Although President M. Duane Nellis will leave the University of Idaho in June, business is set to continue as usual.

Community comes together — ASUI violence prevention unites Vandals 03.28.2013

When Nick DiMico was appointed director of safety and violence prevention for ASUI, he said one of his goals was to increase community involvement with violence prevention programs.

Flagship or land-grant? — How UI balances responsibilities of being labeled both ‘flagship’ and land-grant 03.28.2013

It has been a year since the University of Idaho community ensured UI was known as the state’s “flagship” university, its premier research school.

Nutrition myths — Get your nutrition facts right 03.28.2013

Do you ever experience nutrition whiplash? We are bombarded by nutrition information everyday, making it overwhelming to consider what is fact and what is fiction. According to the International Food Information Council Foundation’s 2012 “Food & Health Survey,” 52 percent of Americans believe figuring out how to eat healthy is harder than figuring out how […]

Off the cuff 3/29 03.28.2013

Fun Fact Starbucks doesn’t stir your coffee unless you ask them to. Apparently they’re supposed to pour the milk fast enough to stir it, but that doesn’t always work. –Britt Fun Fact Don’t go to Starbucks. –Sean ‘Murica the draw at Azteca Wednesday and the subsequent ESPN ratings numbers show just how far the sport […]

Closet argument — Polygamy a problem for the faithful in same-sex marriage debate 03.28.2013

Since no real “horse whisperer” divining the sexual consent of Kentucky Derby winners exists, we can dismiss the impending-bestiality objection to same-sex marriage without second thought. A related contention, that a society allowing homosexuals to marry will breed polygamy, can be dismissed with similar expediency. 

A patriarchal view of rape 03.28.2013

Rape has been on the minds of Americans for the past year, with congressmen running their mouths about “legitimate” rape during the past election cycle, overwhelming protests in India regarding the brutal gang-rape and beating of a 23-year-old university student — which resulted in her death — and, locally, with current prosecution of former University […]

In good hands 03.28.2013

A top-quality university begins with top-quality administrators who understand the value of education and put their personal interests aside to accomplish what is best for faculty, staff and students. The University of Idaho Board of Regents voted unanimously Wednesday to appoint Dean of the College of Law Don Burnett interim president of UI. Burnett will […]